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Swedish governing parties seeing some improvement in their polling fortunes

Friday, 06 September 2013
All smaller parties in the Swedish governing Alliance coalition make some improvement in their voters perception and push themselves over the parliamentary accession threshold and took back over four percent the had lost in August.

A new opinion poll conducted by polling organisation Novus commissioned by Swedish TV station TV4 show that both the Centre Party and the Christian Democrats fared over four percent in their polling opinion perception. However, the biggest party in government, the Conservative Moderates continued to lose and ended at 24.6 percent. That was a decline of 1.6 percentage points since the last poll in July and the biggest drop among all parties during the period.

Even within the opposition,  Red- Green coalition, the result for August was mixed. Support for the Left party rose by one percentage point, while the Social Democrats increased marginally. While there was declining support for the Green Party by 1.1 percentage points from the previous poll.

Far right party, Sweden Democrats increased marginally.

Party

Voter Support (percent)

  Change (%)

Social Democrats    
34.3   
+0.2
The Left Party   
7.3   
+1.0
The Green Party   
8.6   
-1.1
The Moderate   Party
24.6  
-1.6
Center  Party
4.6   
+0.7
The People's Party  
6.5  
+1.1
Christian Democrats  
4.6   
+0.6
Sweden Democrats   
8.5   
-0.5

Political Blocs



The Alliance  
40.3   
+0.8
Red-Green  
50.2  
+0.1
Source: TV4/ Novus

By Scancomark.com Team


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